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News Crew Attacked by Upset Parent in Rhode Island
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A Rhode Island news reporter was attacked this week while reporting on a recent shooting. Abbey Niezgoda, a reporter for Providence’s ABC 6, reported this week that she was questioning the mother of a girl who was shot at a …

Yelp Is Reportedly Looking To Get Into E-Commerce Yelp Is Reportedly Looking To Get Into E-Commerce
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According to one report, Yelp is considering getting into ecommerce with a potential on-site shopping feature. Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman spoke at the LeWeb conference in London. According to SocialTimes, he said the company is considering supporting ecommerce. The report …

The Last Of US Gets A Really Subtle Live Action Trailer

Sony really loves its live action trailers. It produced one earlier this year for God of War Ascension, and it’s now created one for Naughty Dog’s epic – The Last Of Us. Unlike the God of War trailer, this one …

FBI Raid Hits California State Senator Ron Calderon

The FBI on Tuesday raided the offices of California State Senator Ron Calderon. According to a Los Angeles Times report, the 90-minute search is connected to an investigation into the Latino Legislative Caucus. Calderon, the democratic senator representing California’s 30th …

Deus Ex: The Fall Is Not The Sequel You Were Expecting

Deus Ex: Human Revolution was a reboot done right. It respected the vision of the original title, while updating the gameplay and presentation to modern standards. By all accounts, it was a massive success. Now Square Enix is trying to …

eBay Experiments With ‘Shoppable Windows’ In New York eBay Experiments With ‘Shoppable Windows’ In New York

eBay has been beta testing “shoppable windows” for physical retail stores for several months, and will officially launch the first ones in Manhattan this Saturday. While this is only a month-long experiment, it could turn into something much bigger for …

A Concise Explanation of Hangovers, Why You Get Them, and Why You’re Screwed [VIDEO]
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Awaking with a massive hangover is one of life’s greatest leveling moments. Everyone (who drinks) knows the feeling, and it reduces nearly everyone to a slow, miserable, couch-bound, stinking mess. In my early days of partying a bit too hard, …

Travolta: Wedding Crash Isn’t His First
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John Travolta was in Georgia earlier this week to renew his pilot’s license when he ran into a sweet young couple at a bar who said they were getting married the next day. Naturally, when you give Travolta information like …

Saudi Prince Throws Disneyland Paris Party For €15 Million Saudi Prince Throws Disneyland Paris Party For €15 Million

Saudi Prince Fahd al-Saud has taken his love of Disney to the extreme, renting out sections of Disneyland Paris for a special celebration. According to a Telegraph report, the prince paid €15 million to close sections of Disneyland for his …

Americans Are Warming Up To Google Glass And Its Ilk Americans Are Warming Up To Google Glass And Its Ilk
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Do you like Google Glass? Are you scared of its privacy implications? Turns out most Americans fall into both camps. USA Today reports that a new survey out of Rackspace has found that Americans love wearable technology like Google Glass. …

Google Street View Captures Guy With Lamp Shade On His Head Google Street View Captures Guy With Lamp Shade On His Head
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It’s always fun to see what kind of interesting imagery people can find on Google Maps Street View. Beyond the beautiful imagery Google announces (like the underwater stuff for example), we’ve seen everything from people having sex to possible dead …

France: Sarin Gas Attacks Confirmed in Syria

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius this week confirmed that the nerve gas sarin has been used during the ongoing Syrian civil war. According to a Guardian report, both the British and French governments claim to have found evidence for sarin …

Facebook Engineering Head Andy Barkett Tapped as New CTO of the Republican National Committee Facebook Engineering Head Andy Barkett Tapped as New CTO of the Republican National Committee

A senior engineer at Facebook has been tapped to lead the Republican National Committee’s new focus on technology and the “digital divide” that some feel contributed to Mitt Romney’s recent loss to President Obama in the 2012 election. Andy Barkett, …

Arrested Development Season 5 Already Has Some Story Elements In Place Arrested Development Season 5 Already Has Some Story Elements In Place

Now that Arrested Development has made its long-awaited return as a Netflix “semi-original,” fans are wondering if they’ll get more. After all, wouldn’t it be cruel to bring it back for just one season after all those years of not …

ITC Bans Older iPhone Models From Entering The U.S. ITC Bans Older iPhone Models From Entering The U.S.
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Were you thinking about picking up an iPhone 4 on the cheap at AT&T? You might want to do so now as new shipments might not be making it here anytime soon. The Hill reports that the ITC ruled that …

Victoria Beckham Is Woman Of The Decade

Victoria Beckham has accomplished many things during her time on Earth: she was a Spice Girl, she parlayed her fame into a successful clothing venture, and she married David Beckham. If she stopped now, she’d still be light years ahead …

Pew: The Majority of Americans Now Own Smartphones Pew: The Majority of Americans Now Own Smartphones
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For the first time ever, Pew Research Center can say that the majority of American adults own smartphones. Not the majority of American adult cellphone owners, mind you. They mean that the majority of all American adults now have a …

IKEA Founder Ingvar Kamprad Steps Down, Leaves Son in Charge IKEA Founder Ingvar Kamprad Steps Down, Leaves Son in Charge

Swedish furniture manufacturer IKEA this week announced that company founder Ingvar Kamprad has stepped down from the company’s board of directors. As the 87-year-old Kamprad steps down, so has IKEA’s 70-year-old chairman, Per Ludvigsson. Kamprad’s son, Mathias Kamprad, has been …

Google Shows Us the Real Life of New Interns [VIDEO] Google Shows Us the Real Life of New Interns [VIDEO]

This week Vince Vaughn and Own Wilson will take on roles as new Google interns in The Internship. While it may be funny, the film surely isn’t that accurate when it comes to the actual experience of new Google interns, …

105-Year Old Driver Oldest Man Behind The Wheel
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A New Zealand man is still driving despite already celebrating a century on Earth, and he’s the oldest man in his country to do so. Bob Edwards got his first drivers license when he was 17 in 1925, and he …

Yahoo Redesigns Search Results Page Yahoo Redesigns Search Results Page

Yahoo announced today that it is rolling out a new design for its search results pages in the U.S. This includes a somewhat Google-like navigation bar. Here’s the before: And the after: “When it comes to search, nothing should stand …

Hawaii: 5.3 Earthquake Hits Just Off Big Island

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Hawaii’s Big Island this week. The rumble occurred at around 2 pm local time, and hit just 34 miles off the southeastern coast of Pahala, Hawaii. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, residents throughout …

Wind Carried Beer Can DNA to Used Condom, Claims Rape Defendant
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Today’s creativity in defense award goes to 20-year-old Marcelles Peter and his attorney, who are attempting to nullify DNA evidence by claiming that it was transferred by the wind. Peters is one of the six men charged in the gang …

Here’s A Video Of Windows 8.1 In Action Here’s A Video Of Windows 8.1 In Action
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Windows 8.1 is real, and it’s coming later this year. Thus far, we’ve heard from Microsoft what the update will mean for consumers and Enterprise customers. Now a Microsoft developer has delivered the first video of the operating system in …